COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL

In order to carry out its work effectively and efficiently, Council has established a number of sub-committees, the membership of which includes both Council members and independent  members. The Committees are mandated to discuss matters in detail and to make recommendations to Council. The meeting schedule of the Committees is co-ordinated with that of Council, and the minutes of Committee meetings are included in the Council documentation.

The Committees of Council are as follows:

Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee supports Council in building its composition in experience, qualifications, diversity and skills to reflect the key stakeholders of our community and to successfully meet the challenges facing St Andrew’s College and Prep.

Mr Malcolm MacKenzie chairs the Committee while Mr Khudusela Pitje,Dr Fenella Johns and Mr Jacko Maree are members. In addition, Mr Mila Mafanya, the Vice Chairman of the Old Andrean Club, is also a member.

Non-financial Risk and Compliance Committee

The Non-financial Risk and Compliance Committee manages, mitigates and monitors all known and anticipated non-financial risks that may face St Andrew’s College and Prep now and in the future.

The Committee ensures that the school has the means and capacity to comply with all legal and regulatory requirements, and that all internal processes are aligned to the relevant policies.

The Committee is chaired by Prof Owen Skae, with Mrs Dimakatso Matshoga and Mr Guy Pearson as Committee members.

Grounds and Buildings Committee

All major capital, development and maintenance projects on campus are prioritised and managed through the Grounds and Buildings Committee.

The Committee is chaired by Mr John Dovey, and Mr Gareth Fletcher is an independent member of the Committee.

Human Resources Committee

The Committee is tasked with ensuring good governance of the Human Resources strategies, policies and procedures required to meet the school’s institutional requirements, and to fulfill its statutory obligations. The Committee is concerned with employee relations, staff development and training, and equality and diversity in respect of staff.

The Committee is chaired by Mr Tando Mkosi, while Mr Jacko Maree, Dr Fenella Johns and Mr Ross Mariner (an independent member) are members of the Committee.

Transformation and Diversity Committee

The Committee oversees and monitors the operational aspects of the school’s transformation and diversity strategy,  and provides assurance to Council that these items are being effectively delivered.

This Committee is chaired by Mr Jacko Maree while Mr Khudusela Pitje and Mrs Lindy Sutherland are members of the committee. Several other Old Andreans also serve on this Committee – Mr Uli Ratsibe, Mr Thomas Avutia, Mr Mncedisi Jekwa and Mr Xolani Majola as an independdent consulatnt.

Scholarships and Bursaries Committee

The Scholarships & Bursaries Committee is accountable for the oversight of the approval and disbursement of scholarships and bursaries funding at St Andrew’s College and Prep. The Committee has oversight of the available funds from both endowed investments and current donations, and ensures that awards are allocated in the prescribed manner to deserving pupils. The Committee reviews the scholarships and bursaries procedures and makes recommendations for change where necessary.

The Scholarships and Bursaries Committee is chaired by Mr Jacko Maree, and Mr David Wilson is a Committee member.

Investment Committee

The Investment Committee is responsible for the oversight of the performance of the funds in which the school’s endowed funds are invested.

This Committee is chaired by Mr David Wilson. Mr Jacko Maree and Mr James Clucas are members on the Committee, while other independent members are Mr Ed Southey, Mr Geoff Jennett, Mr Gavin Harvey and Mr Simon Ridley.

Audit Committee

Mr David Wilson chairs this committee and Mr Simon White and Mr Ciko Thomas are members.

St Andrew’s Prep Committee

The Committee is responsible for the oversight of all relevant matters pertaining to St Andrew’s Prep.

The Committee is chaired by Mr Stephen Moorcroft, while Mr Malcolm MacKenzie and Mr Bongisizwe Mpondo and Mr Greg Vroom (both independent members) are members of the Committee.